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Carousel Toys has Romper Buckaroos, wooden rocking horses for toddlers, on a 30% markdown sale for $72.09. What was the original price before they were marked down?

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    so the $72.09 represents 70% of the original price

    .7x = 72.09
    x = 72.09/.7 = $102.99

    check by taking off 30% of that

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